Lawsuit may signal era of Oracle, Google tensions

Leading Web search provider Google Inc and No 2 business software maker Oracle Corp are not usually viewed as business rivals. But a patent dispute between the two technology companies suggests they see each other as exactly that. Oracle, led by its brash Chief Executive Larry Ellison, filed a lawsuit on Thursday that accuses Google’s increasingly

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CA Technologies Acquires Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Consulting Firm

4Base Technology Will Help Customers Move Quickly, Pragmatically and Successfully from Virtualization to Cloud by Providing Strategic Advice and Implementation Expertise ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of its continued investment in virtualization and cloud management, CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced the acquisition of privately-held 4Base Technology, a virtualization and cloud infrastructure

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Cloud Growth – Cisco posts 79 percent jump in quarterly profit

Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers on Wednesday reported strong revenue and profit — as well as thousands of new hires around the globe, including hundreds in San Jose — but his upbeat comments came amid “mixed signals” from customers nervous about the wobbly global economy. On a day markets plunged on worries about a stalling

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Why Cloud Based Computing is the Best Practice to Adopt

Cloud based computing offers the most sought after advantages to corporations and all with reduced cost and easy implementation. With the passage of time corporations are becoming more specialized and skilled in their operations. Instead of doing everything themselves, they concentrate more on their specific area and get services from other vendors for related tasks.

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Datapipe Appoints Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Architecture

JERSEY CITY, NJ–(Marketwire – August 10, 2010) –  Datapipe, a leading provider of managed hosting and IT services, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Ed Laczynski as Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Architecture. He will be responsible for driving Datapipe’s cloud computing strategy and the architecture of new

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Dealing with the cloud’s threat to IT jobs

Cloud computing has created some great opportunities in IT, but many still consider cloud computing a threat to their livelihood It’s difficult to track cloud computing without stumbling upon a few stories about cloud computing coming in and pushing IT workers out. There’s also the threat that if they don’t adopt cloud computing, they’ll be

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Cloud-based solutions – When to plug business cracks with technology

When a small business first starts up, there’s a good chance everything it needs resides on the founder’s PC. Customer lists might be in word processor documents or spreadsheets, and assets are probably scarce enough to be tracked on paper. But as the business grows and additional staff and computers are added, especially if they’re

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Assess Security of Cloud Computing Apps

New research finds that while cloud computing services are being widely adopted, more than 50 percent of IT professionals surveyed say their organization isn’t aware of all the cloud services employees are using — and few were evaluated for security before use. The rapid-fire adoption of cloud computing might offer real advantages for small and

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3PAR to Present at Morgan Keegan Technology Conference

FREMONT, CA–(Marketwire – August 6, 2010) –  3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that 3PAR Chief Financial Officer Adriel Lares and 3PAR Senior Director of Business Strategy Geoff Hough are scheduled to present at the Morgan Keegan Technology Conference at the New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue, New

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Microsoft and Salesforce Kiss and Make Up

SAN FRANCISCO – Software manufacturing leading corporation Microsoft has revealed it has reached a deal to resolve a patent duel with Salesforce.com – a cloud computing firm. Each had brought a lawsuit in the US court accusing the other to have violated its patented technology. Under the terms and conditions of the agreement, both companies

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